Men accused of posting racist fliers arraigned in East Boston District Court
Three men allegedly involved in posting fliers promoting white supremacy in the Eagle Hill section of East Boston were arraigned on assault and weapons charges Tuesday, the Suffolk district attorney’s office said.
Christopher Hood, 20, of Malden, and Tylar Larson, 18, of Rochester, N.Y., and Matthew Wolf, 26, of Lowell, each had bail set at $1,000 during their arraignments in East Boston District Court, prosecutors said.
The three were arrested around 9:45 p.m. Friday in the area of 1 Winthrop St., near the area where fliers supporting the white supremacy group Patriot Front were found posted on Thursday.
An officer on patrol approached the men, who were wearing masks. The officer tried to engage the men, but they were uncooperative, Boston police said last week.
Hood and Larson each were charged with possession of a dangerous weapon. Hood was found with a spring-loaded knife, and Larson with brass knuckles, prosecutors said.
Wolf was charged with assault and battery on a police officer.
He allegedly slapped a police officer’s hand as the officer attempted to look at the ID Wolf was taking out of his wallet.
All three are due back in court on March 26.